QC Analyst – Potency/Cell Culture

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Job Description

Cpl, in partnership with our client Pfizer, are currently recruiting for a QC Analyst - Potency/Cell Culture to work on site in their Biologics facility in Grange Castle, Dublin West.

Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the operation of QC Laboratories.
  • Follow and assist in the creation, review and maintenance of SOP’s for cGMP lab test procedures and systems.
  • Facilitate and assist with laboratory investigations.
  • Facilitate and assist with corrective action tasks.
  • Ensure safe operations, attention to detail and good documentation skills according to cGMP.
  • Perform routine Potency/Cell Culture Tasks including but not limited to.
    • Performing cell based assays such as cell proliferation and apoptosis assays to support release and stability testing.
    • Performing In Vitro Relative Antigenicity Assays to support release and stability testing.
    • Preparation and Qualification of Critical Reagents.
    • Review of lab testing results.
    • Media preparation and reagent qualification
    • Establish and Maintenance of Cell Line folders
    • Cell Banking and Qualification
    • Cell Revival
    • Cell Passaging of both adherent and suspension cell lines
    • Cell Counting
    • Waste inactivation
  • Assist in the running of the Potency/Cell Culture lab including weekly ROTA preparation, inventory checks, expiry checks, logbook review, waste maintenance and consumables and stock checks
  • Support the management of contract lab testing.
  • Support and assist in the introduction of new Cell Lines
  • Support the creation of new LIMS builds for new Cell Lines/Assays
  • Ensure supply of cells and other critical reagents to external labs as required
  • Assist in the maintenance and development of training programs and perform training of other analysts
  • Maintain established 5S process and assist in the 5S audits and related activities
  • Support and assist the continuous improvement projects and all related CI activities
  • Perform and assist in additional duties as directed by the Supervisor.
  • Report and document any non-conformances to the Supervisor.

The ideal candidate will hold a bachelors degree in a suitable Science/Biology subject as well as some practical experience working with potency testing/cell culture in a laboratory environment. 

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John Toomey

Recruitment Consultant +353 614 6138 john.toomey@cpl.ie
  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Location:West Dublin
  • Type:Temporary
  • Category:Science
  • Ref.no:JO-2005-449616_2